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Old 12-08-2011, 03:03 PM   #15
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Dang! How could I have forgotten the turtles?! Then there's the hippopotami. The barriers obviously work well on them, too.
Yea them too, didn't mention them cause I couldn't spell it.
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Old 12-08-2011, 06:14 PM   #16
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I see gators, looking over the barriers like Kilroy, all the time...

No adult beverages were involved.
So, you smoke it?
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Route 66 nailed it.
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There's always one, and sometime two, that just has to get serious, always.....
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:44 PM   #19
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I liked Gator Barriers Better.
Me too. Come on down Chickadee and we'll round up a Gator for you. We have the 4 legged and a bunch of the 2 legged kind around here.
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Dang! How could I have forgotten the turtles?! Then there's the hippopotami. The barriers obviously work well on them, too.
Oh great, you had to bring up the topic of turtles and tunnels ,in Tallahassee we have the world famous turtle tunnel .It has been said the gators like to sit at the end of the tunnel and wait for the free turtle snack.

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OH....GREAT!!!! You guys just HAD to encourage her didn't ya? Actually though, seeing it's another government regulation out of the EPA, that explains alot. Gotta tell ya,...these barriers make more sense as "hippo barriers." Talk about government PORK!!! Wonder how much it costs taxpayers (labor, materials, etc.) per foot to install this goofy stuff ?
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Now that I think about it, those barriers don't always work. I have seen gators on the road occasionally. An occasional turtle also sneaks through (or do they go over the top?). They still work pretty good on hippopotami.
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Rumor has it that you're a "Wealth of Worthless Knowledge".

Not to worry, they say that about me, too
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O.K., ALL iRV2'rs:

What in the heck are those black plastic sheeting barriers for??? Ya know, the ones that we see randomly almost all over the country along side the roadways. Talking about those kinda fence like barriers sometimes short (a few feet), sometimes long (50 or 100 yds or more), usually 3 or 4 ft. high, usually held up by snow fence lath like supports, sometimes in construction areas, BUT sometimes not??

Wife insists they are "gator barriers" !! There ain't NO GATORS in South Dakota!!

DOES ANYBODY KNOW???

Steve & Lynette
Let's go with the gator barrier theory. This little feller (about 8') hangs out behind our house.



Next time you're down this way, bring some black plastic and some red meat. We'll put up the plastic. You hold the red meat and we'll see if the barrier works.
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Now that I think about it, those barriers don't always work. I have seen gators on the road occasionally. An occasional turtle also sneaks through (or do they go over the top?). They still work pretty good on hippopotami.
Ha ha, when I was a kid we had some turtles and they would climb a six foot chain link gate to roam around out front.
Occasionally we would find them in the street trying to eat the yellow paint
from a street marking.
They did it so much we eventually had to put some plywood at the bottom of the gate so they could not get a "toehold".
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How did the gator get over the barrier? His DW told him to jump and he said how high!!
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They don't keep gators out of the roads in Florida. Ran over one a couple years back, bent my mud flap and tore the parking light assemble off the front of my Ford Explorer.

Wish I could find the trucker that let it escape. The fencing must have kept it in the road.
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